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Aaron CoplandAlexander ScriabinAlfred E. NewmanAndrew Lawrence
Andrew Lloyd WebberAnne BoydAnne DudleyAnthony Davis
Arnold SchoenbergArthur BergerArthur HoneggerArthur Schwartz
Arthur SullivanBela BartokBenjamin BrittenBernard Herrmann
Beth AndersonBruno WalterBurt BacharachCarl Davis
Carl OrffCharles GounodCharles IvesClaude Debussy
Claudio MonteverdiCole PorterDavid AmramDavid Baker
Dimitri ShostakovichEarle BrownEdgard VareseEdward Elgar
Elizabeth AndersonErich Wolfgang KorngoldErik SatieEubie Blake
Eugene ChadbourneFranz LisztFranz SchubertFrederic Chopin
Frederick DeliusGeorge AntheilGeorge CrumbGeorge Gershwin
George SzellGeorges BizetGiacomo MeyerbeerGiacomo Puccini
Gian Carlo MenottiGiuseppe VerdiGustav MahlerHarry Warren
Hector BerliozIgor StravinskyJames TenneyJean Sibelius
Jerry GoldsmithJerry HermanJerry HuntJerry Hunton
Jimmy WebbJohannes BrahmsJohn BarrymoreJohn Cage
John WilliamsJohn WilliamsonJonathan LarsonJules Massenet
Kevin AyersLa Monte YoungLeo DelibesLeonard Bernstein
Lou HarrisonLouis-hector BerliozLuciano BerioLudwig van Beethoven
Malcolm WilliamsonMarvin HamlischMaurice RavelMeredith Monk
Milton BabbittMorton FeldmanNancy ColemanNed Rorem
Nobuo UematsuOlivier MessiaenOrlando GibbonsOscar Levant
Paul BowlesPhilip GlassPierre BoulezPierre Schaeffer
Pietro MascagniRalph Vaughan WilliamsRichard HoveyRichard Rodgers
Richard StraussRichard WagnerRobert AshleyRoger Sessions
Rupert HolmesSandy WilsonSergei ProkofievSir John Powell
Sir Thomas BeechamStephen SondheimSteve ReichTerry Riley
Thomas CampionToru TakemitsuVernon DukeVirgil Thomson
Walter PistonWilliam BillingsWilliam BolcomZoltan Kodaly